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Checkmate™

Sku: 007276
$14.99
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Experience the thrill of high-flying rocketry with the Checkmate model rocket! Featuring a unique, highly swept nested fin design, this rocket can easily reach 900 feet and comes in both single and 2-stage options.

An advanced build makes it a great choice for someone who is already familiar with common rocket building tasks. The Checkmate model rocket launches on mini engines (sold separately) and has streamer recovery for the rocket and tumble recovery for the booster. When you're ready to launch again, just prepare with a new Estes engine, wadding, a starter, and starter plug. To build the Checkmate model rocket, you'll need scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter's glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, clear coat, primer (white), paint (black, blue, yellow), and clear coat (optional).

Launch the Checkmate model rocket with the Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller (sold separately) and get ready for an exciting and unforgettable experience!

  • SKILL LEVEL: Advanced
  • RECOMMENDED ENGINES: Rocket Only : A3-4T, A10-3T Two Stages: Rocket : 1/2A3-4T, A3-4T, A10-3T Booster : A10-0T
  • PROJECTED ALTITUDE: 900 ft. (274 m)

Overview

The Checkmate Model Rocket stands out in any launch field with its unique, highly swept nested fin design. It's a real eye-catcher! With this wonderful rocket, you can easily reach heights of up to 900 feet; providing an exhilarating experience for all rocket enthusiasts.

Whether you're looking for a single stage or 2-stage rocket, the Checkmate covers it all. The Checkmate Model Rocket's Advanced build makes it an ideal choice for those who already have some experience with boosted rockets. Additionally, it still offers a challenge for seasoned rocket builders.

Here are some additional features of the Checkmate :

  • Designed to launch on mini engines (sold separately)
  • Recovery is streamer for the rocket and tumble for the booster
  • Can be re-launched with a new Estes engine, wadding, a starter, and starter plug

Overall, the Checkmate Model Rocket is a great choice for anyone looking for an exciting and challenging rocket building experience.

What You Need to Fly

Estes Porta-Pad II Launch Pad and Electron Beam Launch Controller, Estes model rocket engines, starters and recovery wadding.
Four 1.5V high quality AA alkaline batteries (sold separately)

Technical Specifications

  • Recommended Engines

Rocket : A3-4T, A10-3T
Booster : A10-0T
  • Launch System

Porta-Pad II
  • Projected Max Altitude

900 ft. (274 m)
  • Recovery System

Streamer
  • Length

17 in. (43.2 cm)
  • Diameter

0.74 in. (19 mm)
  • Weight

1.1 oz. (31.2 g)
  • Fin Material

Laser Cut Balsa Wood

Needed to Build (sold separately)

Scissors, pencil, ruler, fine sandpaper, carpenter's glue, plastic cement, hobby knife, masking tape, clear coat, primer (white), paint (black, blue, yellow) and clear coat (optional).
This product recommended for children ages 10+ with adult supervision for those under 12, and rocketeers of all ages.